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Milkweed Mittens, Image: Leene/Shutterstock.com, Image: Leene/Shutterstock.comThe Canadian Coast Guard is testing milkweed pods as a source of potential environmentally friendly insulation in partnership with Encore3, a...

Rolling Internet, Image: , Image: Librarian Shannon Morrison drives the Digibus, a new, 40-foot-long Winnebago computer classroom that...

Free Wheeling, Image: Abel Zyl/Shutterstock.com, Image: Abel Zyl/Shutterstock.comInnovative, moveable mini-houses, tents and wagons are gaining advocates amid a trend toward traveling light with...

Milk Muddle, Image: Dudarev Mikhail/Shutterstock.com, Image: Dudarev Mikhail/Shutterstock.comThe Aurora Organic Dairy pastures and feedlots north of Greeley, Colorado, are home to more than 15,000 cows—more than 100 times the size of a typical...

Experiential Ed, Image: Alexander Raths/Shutterstock.com, Image: Alexander Raths/Shutterstock.comFinland, internationally renowned for innovative educational practices, is poised to become the first country to eliminate school subjects. Officials are...

Elder Force, Image: Elzbieta Sekowska/Shutterstock.com, Image: Elzbieta Sekowska/Shutterstock.comRetirees are volunteering at hundreds of nationally protected lands. They staff visitor centers, do maintenance, clean up debris and...

Accepted Misfits, Image: CLFortin/Shutterstock.com, Image: CLFortin/Shutterstock.comDue to customer requests and petitions, more stores are beginning to stock the one in five pieces of produce that never made the cut before due to...

Tuna Turnaround, Image: holbox/Shutterstock.com, Image: holbox/Shutterstock.comLevels of highly toxic mercury contamination in Atlantic bluefin tuna are rapidly declining, a trend that has been linked to...

Orca Finale, Image: nodff/Shutterstock.com, Image: nodff/Shutterstock.comThe California Orca Responsibility and Care Advancement Act, sponsored by Congressman Adam Schiff, is aimed to end the...

Buzzing RoboBees, Image: Josh McCann/Shutterstock.com, Image: Josh McCann/Shutterstock.comHarvard University researchers led by engineering professor Robert Wood have introduced the first RoboBees—bee-sized robots that can...

Nature Rights, Image: RnDmS/Shutterstock.com, Image: RnDmS/Shutterstock.comThis year, the Whanganui River, in New Zealand, became the first in the world to be granted the same legal rights as a...

Tea Time, Image: RZhay/Shutterstock.com, Image: RZhay/Shutterstock.comAustralian scientists have launched a project to bury tens of thousands of teabags in wetlands around the world to discover how...

City Smarts, Image: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.com, Image: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock.comEarly American developers of Washington, D.C., and Savannah, Georgia, strived to recreate the plans of European cities that offered plenty of...

Floral ThroughwaysDisplays of flowers populating highway meridians, road embankments and adjacent green spaces are often due to...